QuarkXPress, iDefrag, Dropbox

updated 11:26 am EDT, Wed August 15, 2012 | Posted in Apps

QuarkXPress 9.3.1 ($800) - QuarkXPress is a page layout and design tool that can help developers create content to be published on digital devices. The latest update allows users to create and export content in the Kindle Reader format, and features enhancements to ePub authoring and export. Additionally, the new release includes an installer/updater that is compatible with OS X Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper feature. [Download - 1.1GB]

iDefrag 2.2.2 ($30) - iDefrag is a disk optimization tool for Mac OS X that can help users improve the performance of their drive. Support is included for HFS and HFS+ formatted disks, as well as for both case sensitive and journaled filesystems. The v2.2.2 update has been optimized for Retina displays, and improves the speed of the initial disk reading. In addition, a crash that could occur if an error was encored while using the on-line algorithm has been resolved. [Download - 13.8MB]

Dropbox 1.5.12 (Beta) (free) - Dropbox is a desktop utility that creates a special Finder folder that automatically syncs with an online web storage account. This can be used to backup files to the cloud, or to quickly synchronize files between multiple computers. The update adds support for Notification Center on Mountain Lion, as well as for the new sign-in backend. A number of minor bug fixes are also included. [Download - 22.6MB]

Alarm Pro 1.3 ($5) - Alarm Pro is a menu bar alarm clock that can deliver local weather updates in addition to timing reminders. An unlimited number of alarms can be created within the app, and each can be customized with different background colors and sounds. Version 1.3 has been updated for OS X 10.8 and includes a fix for a weather bug. [Download - 5.2MB]

DragThing 5.9.11 ($29) - DragThing is a dock utility that was designed to help users clean up their desktop. Frequently used documents, folders, and applications can be placed in custom docks that can be positioned around the desktop. The v5.9.11 release fixes a problem that occurred when saving dock files on Lion and Mountain Lion. [Download - 5.6MB]

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